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Back in March last year (March 2015 that is) I was at an event in Harrogate talking to Robin (Harrogate Hunters) and Steve (Mad Yokel) – or rather I was listening to them discussing the …

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Explorer 297

Explorer Map 297 – Lower Wharfedale & Washburn Valley

Genealogy

My research into the various branches of my family tree

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WASH

Weekends Away in Sunny Hunstanton

Wharfedale Plus

The adventures of the Waffle-Ale group

Caches Nos. 105 to 120 – A Busy Weekend, Day 2
Sun, 6/09/09 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches Nos. 105 to 120 – A Busy Weekend, Day 2

I still had shopping to do, so I set out again in another direction and repeated the routine of the day before…
 
September 6th 2009 – SideTracked – The Wharfedale Line – Menston  GC1G2PP – Cache#105
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Caches No. 91 to 104 – A Busy Weekend, Day 1
Sat, 5/09/09 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No. 91 to 104 – A Busy Weekend, Day 1

I didn’t really plan for this weekend to be such a marathon caching session, I needed to go shopping to get some clothes and stuff for my holiday and all the caches were on my …

WASH 2001
Sat, 5/09/09 – 22:43 | No Comment
WASH 2001

In all my previous visits to WASH up until 2001 I had always been housed in caravans, ranging from the incredibly old and tatty and horrible 4 berth van I was put in in 1988 …

WASH 2000
Sat, 5/09/09 – 22:24 | No Comment
WASH 2000

The ducks at Hunstanton are always a source of much comment, from those who find their antics hilarious, to those who find their noisiness an irritation when trying to sleep off a hangover, to those …

WASH 1999
Sat, 5/09/09 – 21:36 | No Comment
WASH 1999

In the 1956 FA Cup Final Manchester City’s goalkeeper Bert Trautmann broke his neck but stayed on the pitch to help his team beat Birmingham 3-1 and win the cup.
This may not have a lot …

WASH 1998
Sat, 5/09/09 – 20:46 | No Comment
WASH 1998

It’s strange to look back at some of the daytime entertainment at WASH and see how much has changed… for instance in the very early days there was a competition called the ‘WASH Challenge Shield’, …

WASH 1997
Sat, 5/09/09 – 18:20 | No Comment
WASH 1997

For several years, including 1997 I suffered from a terrible affliction on the Friday night at WASH called ‘not having a clue what happened’ some believe the incidences were perhaps caused by a large intake …

WASH 1996
Thu, 3/09/09 – 9:59 | No Comment
WASH 1996

I think the first WASH cost something like £14… It was £18.50 in 1986 when it went to 3 nights for the first time, by 1996 that price had doubled to £38, and here we …

WASH 1995
Thu, 3/09/09 – 0:35 | No Comment
WASH 1995

One of the most entertaining things about WASH in the past were the trips to the Princess Theatre, this involved a walk of a mile along the seafront (though there was one evening when the …

WASH 1994
Wed, 2/09/09 – 23:44 | No Comment
WASH 1994

The problem with going out with Teachers is that they can’t get time off to go to WASH, in 1994 I was going out with a Teacher and so we couldn’t set off until she …

WASH 1993
Wed, 2/09/09 – 22:37 | No Comment
WASH 1993

The Tenth Anniversary… and the only ‘Tin’ in sight was the tins of lager in the Wharfedale caravan !
In 1993 the dates for WASH moved from Mid October to the first Friday in November, three …

WASH 1992
Wed, 2/09/09 – 22:15 | No Comment
WASH 1992

1992, the year we had a true Eurovision superstar at WASH, Johnny Logan, who had won the contest for Ireland in 1980 and 1987 and had written the winning Irish entry earlier in 1992 (for …